Credit goes to Arnaldo Vacca (Virtual Ryanair):

  • On Ground (during Cockpit Preparation):
    • NAV Lights ON
  • Before Engines Start:
    • ANTICOLLISION Lights ON
  • Before Taxi:
    • RUNWAY TURNOFF Lights ON
    • TAXI Lights ON
  • Before entering active runway (not Cleared for Toff yet):
    • FIXED LANDING Lights ON
    • STROBE Lights ON
    • TAXI Lights OFF
  • When cleared for takeoff:
    • RETRACTABLE LANDING Lights ON
  • After Landing Gear retracted:
    • RETRACTABLE LANDING Lights OFF
  • Climbing through FL100:
    • FIXED LANDING Lights OFF
    • RUNWAY TURNOFF Lights OFF
    • LOGO Lights OFF
  • Descend through FL100:
    • FIXED LANDING Lights ON
    • RUNWAY TURNOFF Lights ON
    • LOGO light, ON
  • Cleared To Land:
    • RETRACTABLE LANDING Lights ON
  • Vacating Runway:
    • ALL LANDING lights OFF
    • RUNWAY TUNRNOFF Lights ON
    • TAXI Lights ON
    • STROBE Lights OFF
  • At The Gate:
    • RUNWAY TURNOFF Lights OFF
    • TAXI Lights OFF
    • ANTICOLLISION Lights OFF (at 20% N1)

Notes:

1. In REAL life, during pushback the crew delays to switch ON the TAXI lights to prevent flashing the Marshaller. The same approaching the Gate if Marshalled.

2. the LOGO lights should be used only during the hours of darkness below FL100.

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